We have our dogs OFA rated at the age of two years, before they are bred. All our Aussies have GOOD OFA ratings.
Our Aussies' eyes are cleared annually and all puppies are examined by an animal opthalmologist at the age of seven to ten weeks as part of our health screening, so you know what you are getting.
Our Aussies are DNA typed through ASCA, so all puppies may be DNA Parentage Verified.
All our puppies are vaccinated, dewormed and well socialized. These, among other things, are measures we take to produce happy, healthy Aussies, always striving to comply with the guidelines of the ASCA Breed Standard (see below
MDR1 and HC
We have tested for the MDR1
(drug sensitivity) gene mutation and the HSF4
(hereditary cataract) gene mutation. All our Aussies are HSF4 clear. We have one bitch who is an MDR1 carrier. Health clearances are noted on the individual pages for each Aussie on our site. With these tests available, breeders making use of them hope to reduce the incidence of these conditions in future generations.
you may find in Aussies.